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India bans wheat export: From Argentina to Turkey, countries that have stopped overseas food trade
Business

India bans wheat export: From Argentina to Turkey, countries that have stopped overseas food trade

The West criticised India's decision to impose a ban on wheat exports after costs rose and a record-breaking heatwave damaged crops. However, India isn't the only country doing so after the Russia-Ukraine war broke out, which drove up food prices across the world

Egypt: Five soldiers killed in terrorist attack on army in Sinai region
World

Egypt: Five soldiers killed in terrorist attack on army in Sinai region

The attack comes four days after an ambush on the Sinai Peninsula claimed by the Islamic State group killed 11 Egyptian soldiers, the military's highest loss of life in years

Indian farmers are feeding the world, Egypt approves India as wheat supplier: Piyush Goyal
World

Indian farmers are feeding the world, Egypt approves India as wheat supplier: Piyush Goyal

Egypt is looking to import 1 million tonne of wheat from India and would need 2,40,000 tonne in April

Priyangka Devi's lone goal helps India beat Egypt 1-0 in friendly
Sports

Priyangka Devi's lone goal helps India beat Egypt 1-0 in friendly

It was Priyangka Devi's first-ever goal for the Blue Tigresses against 95th ranked Egypt.

Explained: Egypt's Salah targeted with lasers during World Cup play-off — what's the controversy all about
Sports

Explained: Egypt's Salah targeted with lasers during World Cup play-off — what's the controversy all about

As Egypt captain Salah stepped up to take a penalty in the penalty shootout against Senegal, his face was painted green with laser beams being flashed on his face by the Senegal fans from the stands via laser pointers. He ended up blazing his kick over the crossbar.

Mohamed Salah hints at retirement from Egypt after World Cup disappointment
Sports

Mohamed Salah hints at retirement from Egypt after World Cup disappointment

In comments to his team in a video published by Egypt's ministry of youth and sports, the Liverpool forward said how proud he was of the team, "whether I'm here or not".

India women's football team to play two international friendlies against Egypt, Jordan in April
Sports

India women's football team to play two international friendlies against Egypt, Jordan in April

The matches will be played in Jordan on 5 April (against Egypt) and 8 April (against Jordan).

'Give us this day our daily bread': How the Russia-Ukraine conflict could leave Middle East, north Africa starving
World

'Give us this day our daily bread': How the Russia-Ukraine conflict could leave Middle East, north Africa starving

While Ukraine accounts for 12 per cent of the world's total wheat exports, Russia is responsible for more than 20 per cent of global wheat production. Experts fear the conflict could hamper Ukrainians from planting wheat, while sanctions imposed by the West will prevent Moscow from selling its produce

Russian war in world's 'breadbasket' threatens food supply to Europe, Africa, Asia
World

Russian war in world's 'breadbasket' threatens food supply to Europe, Africa, Asia

If the war is prolonged, countries that rely on affordable wheat exports from Ukraine could face shortages starting in July, International Grains Council director Arnaud Petit said

AFCON 2021: Senegal beat Egypt on penalties for first title, Sadio Mane named Player of the tournament
Sports

AFCON 2021: Senegal beat Egypt on penalties for first title, Sadio Mane named Player of the tournament

Senegal's celebrations followed a disappointing final, the fifth in the last 11 editions of the tournament to be decided in a shoot-out after a goalless draw.

AFCON 2021: Egypt beat Cameroon on penalties, ask Senegal final to be delayed by a day
Sports

AFCON 2021: Egypt beat Cameroon on penalties, ask Senegal final to be delayed by a day

Salah, usually the fifth penalty-taker for his country, was not needed as Egypt advance to a final showdown against Senegal back at the Olembe Stadium on Sunday.

AFCON 2021: Egypt and Senegal into semis; stadium where 8 died in crush confirmed as venue for final
Sports

AFCON 2021: Egypt and Senegal into semis; stadium where 8 died in crush confirmed as venue for final

The disaster happened prior to last Monday's last-16 tie between hosts Cameroon and the Comoros, when supporters were caught in a crush at the south entrance gate of the stadium

AFCON 2021: Salah’s decisive penalty helps Egypt advance to quarters as organisers shift two matches in Cameroon
Sports

AFCON 2021: Salah’s decisive penalty helps Egypt advance to quarters as organisers shift two matches in Cameroon

The Liverpool star smashed home his spot-kick with the Ivory Coast's Eric Bailly the only player to miss in the shoot-out in Douala, which Egypt won 5-4 after the last-16 tie finished goalless at the end of extra time.

In Gaza, local businesses find ways to cash in on rubble left by years of conflict
World

In Gaza, local businesses find ways to cash in on rubble left by years of conflict

The United Nations Development Program says it worked with the local private sector to remove some 2.5 million metric tons of rubble left behind from wars in 2009, 2012 and 2014

Sacked after belly-dancing video goes viral, Egyptian teacher gets new job after uproar
World

Sacked after belly-dancing video goes viral, Egyptian teacher gets new job after uproar

A native of Mansoura city, Aya Youssef was filmed belly-dancing by a colleague without her permission when she went on a trip for some teachers on the Nile cruise in Cairo

AFCON 2021: Kelechi Iheanacho guides Nigeria past Egypt, Sierra Leone frustrate Algeria
Sports

AFCON 2021: Kelechi Iheanacho guides Nigeria past Egypt, Sierra Leone frustrate Algeria

Kelechi Iheanacho scored the only goal on 30 minutes as Nigeria overcame lacklustre Egypt 1-0.

'You are from SRK's country': Egyptian travel agent makes booking for Indian professor without payment
Entertainment

'You are from SRK's country': Egyptian travel agent makes booking for Indian professor without payment

Ashwini Deshpande, an Economics professor from Ashoka University recently took to social media to recount her experience while booking a trip, when things worked out in her favour due to Shah Rukh Khan’s reputation

Egyptian researchers 'digitally unwrap' mummy of pharaoh Amenhotep I, all you need to know
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Egyptian researchers 'digitally unwrap' mummy of pharaoh Amenhotep I, all you need to know

Egyptologists had earlier speculated that the priests unwrapped the pharaoh’s body to steal ornaments or to reuse royal burial equipment

Egypt's Sisi plans to build new capital east of Cairo: Here's what you need to know about the new administrative capital
World

Egypt's Sisi plans to build new capital east of Cairo: Here's what you need to know about the new administrative capital

An opulent presidential palace, a brand new parliament, a regal opera house and spacious parks are all part of the vision for a New Administrative Capital (NAC) rising up out of the Egyptian desert.

Wilbur Smith, renowned novelist of adventure fictions, dies aged 88
World

Wilbur Smith, renowned novelist of adventure fictions, dies aged 88

Smith became a household name with his 49 swashbuckling adventure stories, which took readers from tropical islands to the jungles of Africa and even Ancient Egypt and World War II